Pages tagged "Tom Ammiano"

What about next year?

| August 24, 2014 |

The California Assembly Appropriations Committee held SB 1262 (Correa/Ammiano) in committee on August 15, meaning the bill will not proceed to the floor for a vote or be adopted this year. The controversial bill would have regulated doctors who recommend...

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SB 1262 Goes to the Suspense File with an Uncertain Fate

| August 13, 2014 |

UPDATE 08/14/2014 - The Assembly Appropriations Committee held SB 1262 in committee today, so it will not pass this year. The California Assembly Appropriations Committee placed SB 1262 into the suspense file this morning. The suspense file is where the...

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ASA Citizen Lobby Day Makes a Difference

| August 07, 2014 |

ASA’s fourth citizen lobby day in California was a big success. Approximately 150 patients and other stakeholders attended, and they visited more than fifty legislative offices – plus a lot of impromptu visits initiated by attendees themselves. Participants asked lawmakers...

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One More Week...

| July 28, 2014 |

   Contents: Message from the CA Director: One more week... State & Local News: News From Communities All Over California Public Meetings & Events: CA Citizen Lobby Day & Sonoma Blossom Festival Court Support: Westminster Take Action Now: Register for...

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Let’s talk tonight

| July 24, 2014 |

I am having another live Google Hangout tonight to talk about medical cannabis bills and what is coming up next year. Join me at 7:00 PM tonight, July 24, at this web address: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c2k8gkm2n5mhnl1ha1s7oomd374 We will be talking about bills...

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Take your seat at the table

| July 21, 2014 |

          Contents: Message from the CA Director: Take your seat at the table State & Local News: News From Communities All Over California Public Meetings & Events: Live Google Hangout, State of the State Conference, &...

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Big news about the CA Citizen Lobby Day on August 4

| July 09, 2014 |

I have some exciting news to share with you about ASA’s CA Citizen Lobby Day on Monday, August 4, in Sacramento, and I want to hear from you about legislation that will affect medical cannabis patients and others for years...

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State Regulations Moving Forward

| June 30, 2014 |

Contents: Message from the CA Director: State Regulations Moving Forward California & National News Public Meetings & Events Court Support Take Action Now ASA Website Spotlight: ASA Condition-based Booklets ASA Chapter & Affiliate Meetings    Assembly Member Tom Ammiano (D-San...

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Big news in California

| June 01, 2014 |

I hope you have all heard the big news from Washington, DC, last week. The US House of Representatives voted to end funding for federal medical cannabis enforcement in states where it is legal. This is a major victory for...

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ASA California Roundup: May 12, 2014

| May 12, 2014 |

Contents:Message from the CA Director - Don’t regulate medical marijuana like alcoholCalifornia News Congress Says “No” To VA Doctors’ Abilities To Recommend Pot To Vets (National) Law enforcement, cannabis industry support Evans’ drug storage bill (California) California's Police Fear Weed...

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